Stuffed Pasta Shells

Stuffed-Pasta-ShellsStuffed Pasta Shells

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 eggs
  • 20 jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 jar prego spaghetti sauce

Directions:

  1. Brown beef in frying pan;add onion and garlic and cook until onion is tender.
  2. Drain, add salt and set aside to cool.
  3. Mix together parsley, basil, ricotta and parmesan.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add beef and eggs; mix well.
  6. Cook pasta shells according to package directions.
  7. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  8. Stuff shells with beef mixture and place in a baking dish.
  9. Pour sauce evenly over shells and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  10. Bake, covered, at 350 for 50 to 60 minutes.

Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 1 hrs 25 mins
Servings: 5

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